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Research Position:

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Research Grant - BI/Nº32 - 04/06/2021 – UIDB/50008/2020
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº32 - 04/06/2021 – UIDB/50008/2020
A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação - BI Licenciado)) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project UIDB/50008/2020, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT). Coding and Quality Evaluation of Holographic data. - To analyse the coding solutions on both hologram and object plane. - To study methodologies for subjective and objective evaluation of holographic data in the presence of coding distortions
Scientific Area:
Information and Data Sciences
Multimedia Signal Processing – Cv
Admission Requirements:
Registration in a master degree - to have a BsC degree on the domain with at least 14 Valores/20.
Work Objectives:
Establish research on the domain of holographic data coding and quality evaluation.
Applicable legislation:
A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ” Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação”, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), in its actual redaction, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.
Place of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Covilhã & Universidade da Beira Interior, under the supervision of Prof. António Pinheiro
3 months, with the possibility of renewal till the end of the project. Start date: 01/08/2021 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary:
835,98 € (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (40%)
    Curriculum vitae
  • C2 (60%)
    Experience and knowledge in the scientific domain and Interview

Each criteria, and the final classification F will be evaluated in a scale (0-20). The candidates will be ordered according to:
F = C1 x 40% + C2 x 60%
In case of a tie, the tied candidates will be ordered according to C1, then C2...
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position whenever they consider that no candidate meets the minimum requirements for the position.
  • Prof. António Manuel Gonçalves Pinheiro, Universidade da Beira Interior (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Paul Andrew Crocker, Universidade da Beira Interior
  • Prof. Luis Alberto da Silva Cruz, Universidade de Coimbra
  • Prof. Elsa Susana dos Reis da Fonseca, (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form.
E-mail submissions are not accepted.

Required Documents:
Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Degree Certificate).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal
For more information see:
Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):

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Application Period:
21-06-2021 to 02-07-2021
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